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Artemisia nujianensis (Ling et Y. R. Ling) Y. R. Ling


Description from Flora of China

Artemisia yunnanensis Jeffrey ex Diels var. nujianensis Y. Ling & Y. R. Ling, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 18: 505. 1980.

Subshrubs, 10-20 cm tall, gray pubescent. Leaves abaxially densely tomentose, adaxially incanous pubescent. Lower and middle stem leaves: petiole 0.7-1 cm; leaf blade ovate, oblong, or suborbicular, 1-1.5 × 0.8-1 cm, pinnatipartite; segments 1 or 2 pairs, elliptic or oblong, 3-4 × ca. 2 mm, 1- or 2-serrate, apex obtuse. Uppermost leaves and leaflike bracts 3-partite or -cleft, or entire; lobes or entire bracts oblong or elliptic. Synflorescence a lax, broad panicle; branches simple racemes to 10 cm, with sterile lower nodes, with leaflike bracts. Capitula up to 10, well spaced, long pedunculate. Involucre ovoid or subglobose, 2-2.5 mm in diam.; phyllaries densely arachnoid pubescent. Marginal female florets 7-9. Disk florets 10-14, bisexual. Achenes obovoid. Fl. and fr. Jul-Nov.

● River valleys, brushlands; 2200-2300 m. E Xizang, E Yunnan.


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